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Choosing a Law School

3 key things to think about when choosing a law school

May 15, 2018

Future 1Ls, this one's for you! I thought I would share my thoughts on the factors rising law school students should consider when choosing a law school.*  I think there are three things that you should consider once you have made the choice to go to law school: finances, school

Mentor

The power of mentors and sponsors

March 05, 2018

Mentors provide guidance and advice, but they do not necessarily act as a coach or advocate like sponsors.  Those wanting career guidance and advice typically seek out mentors and, at times, mentors are assigned to professionals new to a particular industry or organization. 

Resolve to advance your career this year

How to move your career into new waters

February 22, 2016

Making connections in a new city can be challenging, but moving after graduation can be the ideal time to head to a new locale. After school you have the luxury – and the challenge – of being able to build your ideal career from scratch.

Word Cloud: Divorce

A year of family law transition: The top states with legal changes

February 05, 2016

Every January, thousands of new state laws across America go into effect. Of course, 2016 was no exception. Some states, as one may expect, enacted more new measures than others in a given year. Texas, for example, enacted more than 1,200 new provisions over the last few months. Throughout the

Live in X but Want to Work in Y? Here’s How to Make the Leap

February 01, 2015

So you have decided to look for opportunities beyond your current law school’s typical geographic footprint. Or you’ve become so passionate about a practice focus that you are willing to go anywhere to practice. Here’s some practical tips for helping you figure that out. The first thing you need to do

SIXTH CIRCUIT: Sarah Perlmutter: Clerking in Israel During the Gaza Conflict

December 01, 2014

By M. Blair James M. Blair James is a 3L at the University of Kentucky College of Law in Lexington. In today’s economic climate, law students jump for joy with the opportunity to work as a summer clerk at a firm or government entity. While most students seek work in familiar territory,